Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa | Hotel

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Machetes, shotguns and a vegetable garden...

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants


... amounts of money on the essentials of western comfort - crisps, biscuits, chocolate, fizzy drinks and alcohol. A man and a woman approach the trucks begging, asking for 5 rand, less than 30p. We've been told not to give anything as once word spreads, the volunteers would be overwhelmed on future visits and the work, and no doubt the shopping, we do contributes much more positively to the community. Nevertheless, it feels heartless as we drive away. Can we, will we, ever do ...


A travel blog entry by jockmcconn


We were up early the next morning and squeezed in a quick breakfast, forsaking the 'full' one, before heading to the airport. With Patricia's help we were there in no time at all but the time had come to take our leave of Patrician and the car, handing in the key and going straight to check in.

Taking off from Edinburgh, I got a last glimpse of Scotland through the cloud below and an hour or so later we were landing in ...

On the road

A travel blog entry by thealfers


... Casa del Alfers before heading off to Durban by the Sea tomorrow for a few days. We then have a bus (semi) booked from Durbs to Maputo with a service called Africa Bus (or it might have changed its name to Luciano's Luxury Bus Service – couldn't quite understand the half English/ half Portuguese of the lady that answered the phone...). I guess we will find out soon.


UK and Dubai Trip 2012

A travel blog entry by car1963


... restaurant, before going to watch the Lion King. This was
an early birthday present for me from Tarryn. It was amazing. The theatre was
beautiful and the show incredible.

Sunday morning we departed early for the trek to the train
station, where we left for our 7 day Trafalgar Tour of Scotland. We arrived in
Edinburgh and made our way to the Novotel Hotel. After dropping our luggage, we
headed out to explore the streets before the tour ...

Cuties and cartoons

A travel blog entry by maeve.osullivan


So cold today. Freezing. How? This is Africa. I will never get a tan here.

Went to school this morning for our last lessons ever. I will miss these little children! We got to the school on time but had to wait about half an hour for the children to arrive because the school bus was late. Sometimes a lot of the kids don't turn up to school, like if it's raining for example because a lot of them walk. The school bus ...


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